ALTON — Alton-Godfrey Rotary, founded March 1, 1921, celebrated its 95th anniversary this week with a banquet at Atrium Hotel.
The special event was attended by approximately 80 Rotarians and guests, including Rotary District Governor Steve Hopper, Assistant Governor Lori Ehlers, members of the RiverBend Rotary Club and more than 20 Alton-Godfrey Rotary past presidents.
Current President Liz Parker introduced surprise guest, past president Josh Farley, who traveled from Evansville, Ind., to provide a presentation about Rotary’s history from 1921 to 1979.
Past President Bill Moyer, also known as “Mr. Rotary,” gave a presentation on Alton–Godfrey Rotary’s history from 1979 to the present, complete with an extensive listing of extraordinary community service projects.